Depression Counselling in Edmonton, AB.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Edmonton, Alberta.


Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Edmonton, Alberta T5A 0A4 |

Grey Matters International, Inc. and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. handles depression and other emotional disorders in a very unique way. Most of therapy or counseling processes utilize validation, unconditional positive regard, and reframing as common techniques to get someone to heal from their depression. Though this can be helpful, it rarely fixes the core problem behind it and for tough cases we then refer them usually to a psychiatrist for medication which can have tons of side effects. Instead, why not try a natural and arguably more effective way to not just change your mind, but change the brain--where the depression is rooted. Contact us at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Paul Sussman, Ph.D.,R.Psych.(AB),L.Psych.(GA)
Depression Counsellor

Paul Sussman, Ph.D.,R.Psych.(AB),L.Psych.(GA)

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

14307 - 80 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5R 3K2 | 780-424-5592

Depression is the common cold of psychology. Like anxiety and stress, depression is quite commonly reported by consumers of psychotherapy. I am experienced, comfortable, and patient with treating depression. I am neither strongly opposed nor strongly supportive of pharmacotherapeutics. I engage an approach that is personal-growth-centered and as independent of the medical model as is possible.

Paul Bianchini, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Paul Bianchini, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

9505-79 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6C 2S1 | 780-757-5535

The depression of our feelings can make things feel better for the moment and can even be a healthy way to manage in the short-term. The problem arises when we push these feelings down over time. What makes it worse is that others may even promote the depression of our feelings. But our feelings do not go away and we begin to feel depressed. Learning to reengage with our feelings helps us rediscover our strength in managing them. I have successfully worked with people from a variety of backgrounds to treat depression and look forward to working with you. Visit my website at www.prairieowlpsychology.ca from more details.

Michael Handman, Ph.D
Depression Counsellor

Michael Handman, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Cloverdale Professional Group 9407 - 98 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6C 2C8 | 780-757-4554

I accurately diagnose an individual to ascertain whether he/she suffers from Major Depression or from sadness. The treatment plan might be different but the outcome is similar as my goal is to always help the individual resolve the issues that have brought him/her to therapy. The focus is for the client to be able to move on to a healthy, positive and productive way of living.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Depression Counsellor

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

14 Mission Ave., St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1H4 | 780-460-0022

Depression is not a journey you need to make alone. Our therapists can help you to: •Find your inner motivation and strength to live your life •Engage in activities that are proven to help alleviate symptoms of depression, such as exercise, good nutrition and meditation •Uncover and explore the life problems that contribute to your depression •Overcome isolation and reconnect with significant people in your life •Identify and challenge negative thinking patterns that lead to feeling helpless and hopeless •Control your thoughts and feelings so they no longer overwhelm you •Help you draw on your own emotional, mental and spiritual resources in the process of healing from depression.

Debbie Grove, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Debbie Grove, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

Edmonton, Alberta T6R 0P2 | 780-719-4771

My extensive work with depression will help you explore and discover the roots of depression in your life, why it continues, and how to reduce and manage depression. I work with clients to map out a customized Depression Management strategy designed to: Identify their depression cycle, The effects of depression in their lives, Zone in on key depression triggers, and Personalize strategies to interrupt their depression cycle. Since each person's learning and change process differs, I integrate various resources, tools, reading materials, and screening kits -- depending on the preferences of my clients. Depression takes a collaborative, supportive, and ongoing partnership to combat it.

Farrel Greenspan, MC
Depression Counsellor

Farrel Greenspan, MC

Registered Psychologist

#804 10050 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J1 | 7809012638

Many people think depression is about not doing enough or being uncommitted to their goals, however, people who struggle with depression are facing the problem of being over-committed to their goals and failing. When I work with clients dealing with depression the goal is to manage goals and expectations and work on creating small changes that build momentum to larger changes.

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC
Depression Counsellor

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC

Certified Transactional Analyst and Master Therapeutic Counsellor

7718 104th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4C5 | 587 372-5638

Depression comes in many forms from situational to all encompassing and familiar. You may be feeling sad, unhappy, irritable, and have a sense of hopelessness. You may be saying things to yourself such as “I’m a failure” and “Just get on with it”. Are you self critical, so much so that you lack enthusiasm, motivation and self-esteem? “What is the point?” Being depressed can lead to withdrawing from others and situations, not doing what needs to get done or substance abuse. Depression could be a natural experience as a result of a devastating life situation. Or it may be familiar to you, going back to early years as a response to uncomfortable and unbearable feelings.

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,
Depression Counsellor

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,

Insight Psychological, Ph.D's, Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Canadian Certified Counsellors, AASECT Certified Sex Therapists, Therapists

#703, 7015 Macleod Tr. S, Calgary, Alberta T2H 2K6 | 403 252 1716

Cognitive behavior therapy has been found to be one of the most effective treatment modalities for working with depression issues. Clients can expect to gain an understanding of the roots of their depression and/or anxiety, the possible treatment outcomes and be able to have hands-on experience for working through ones depression if they are working with Cory. The ultimate goal is to help clients regain control of their lives.

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

#312, 9707 110 Street (Edmonton Psychological Group), Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9 | 780 454 0162

While there are many causes and contributors to depression, a common approach to working with it involves challenging negative thinking. Hurtful or damaging stories we tell ourselves tend to lead to feelings of hopelessness and sadness, which in turn, manifest as depression. At least in part, therapy for depression involves exploring the roots of negative thinking whereby its legitimacy is safely challenged. By undermining these hurtful thoughts, we are more inclined to experience preferred emotions, and a more enjoyable outcome. Clients that engage this process tend to find relief from depressive symptoms and live a more fulfilling life with more options available to them.

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.
Depression Counsellor

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

Suite 201, 6720 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2L4 | 587-855-5598

Depression is one of the most difficult and painful of all human experiences. It robs us of energy, interest and the will to make things better. Much of the basis for depression lies in one's thinking. We will explore thinking patterns and how they impact your emotions. We will investigate new skills such as solving problems, changing thinking patterns, and reactivating your life. We will also create a plan to prevent future episodes, how to recognize depression episodes early, and how to prevent depression from spiralling deeper.

Landon Hildebrand, MA
Depression Counsellor

Landon Hildebrand, MA

Registered Psychologist

12547 129 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5L 1H7 | 780-221-7279

Sometimes we find ourselves stuck, with little to no motivation. We might also blame ourselves or others for how we got here. As a psychologist my role isn't to change you, rather it is to help you gain a greater understanding of what is going on. However, this isn't a stopping point. Through greater understanding we might also increase our compassion for ourselves. By giving ourselves some grace and working through the stress and challenges of our lives often we find that motivation to move forward and continue to grow and thrive!

Jaime Williams, PhD., R.D.Psych. (#758; #5468)
Depression Counselor

Jaime Williams, PhD., R.D.Psych. (#758; #5468)

Registered Doctoral Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Using active techniques, the client works towards increasing structure in their day and motivation by focusing on values. With an experiential approach, each session becomes a chance to celebrate victories, self-reliance, and strength of character. The client is challenged to become more responsible in their quest to live a better life, trying out techniques that can be carried forward day-to-day.

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

Edmonton, Alberta T6M 1G1 | 1-866-688-6528

Depression can become a heavy weight, dragging down our energy and coloring our perception of our entire world. Life can even seem pointless, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Counselling can help provide essential therapeutic support to heal symptoms of depression. I provide an open and honest space in which to express your thoughts and feelings, understand the roots of the depression, learn effective coping skills to manage and heal symptoms, and regain feelings of hope and pleasure in living.

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

9690 182 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 6M1 | (780)604-8704

Many people believe that in order to be "strong," they need to bury their feelings and keep them hidden from others. Over time, this can backfire, as feelings can build and take over, leaving a person feeling down and depressed, or overwhelmed. I work with clients not only to work through feelings of anger, resentment, hurt, and sadness that have built up, but to develop new habits of self-care, assertiveness, boundaries, healthy expression of feelings, communication, and stress management so that this does not occur again in the future. By doing this, they can become a more well-rounded person, who feels free to express feelings as they arise, and no longer carries them with them.

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,
Depression Counsellor

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,

Compassionate Counselling Inc.

10069 80 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 1T4 | (780) 482-1847

Sometimes depression feels so dark it is hard to get out of bed. Other times it is more like a "heavy cloud" that burdens you with constant negative thoughts and feelings. Sometimes people are haunted by a barrage of critical thoughts like "what's wrong with you", " you always screw up", " if only you were like other people". Counselling helps you change the way you think and feel about yourself so you can approach life with a more hopeful and positive outlook.

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D
Depression Counsellor

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

10069- 80 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 1T4 | (780) 482-1847

Depression can feel like overwhelming sadness, or maybe like you are in a "funk" that you can not get out of. People often start to isolate themselves, and focus on negative thoughts. I offer a warm, safe place to share your feelings, examine your relationships and perceptions that may be contributing to your depression. I introduce concrete suggestions that will help you get your back on track. People frequently feel a sense of relief after sharing their burdens. In discussing experiences people are often able to view themselves differently and gain insight into how they can more effectively deal with situations and relationships.

Sara Jungen, Psychologist
Depression Counselor

Sara Jungen, Psychologist

M.A., R.Psych. - Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Research has clearly demonstrated that mindfulness-based approaches to depression are so powerful that they can reduce the chances of having a relapse by 50%! That's a big deal. A depressed mind is busy creating all kinds of negative thoughts. Mindfulness-based therapy will teach you a new way to relate to your thoughts. You don't have to believe everything you think! Especially the bad stuff, becuse it's often not true.

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Depression Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

16880-111 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T8N 6T3 | 7807109567

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

201, 10425 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0Y5 | 780-702-8905

Often prolonged depression or depression that is resistant to medication is not as much a clinical depression as it is a reaction to a series of environmental or interpersonal situations that leave us feeling chronically helpless with low self-worth. This is especially true when the situations happen during childhood. Moving beyond the helplessness often requires medication but more importantly, an opportunity to understand and process those negative situations. Making sense of what we are feeling helps us to put our experiences in perspective, process and release the lingering emotions related to those experiences, and move on towards a happy and productive life.

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counselor

10250 176 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1L2 | 780-920-9663

Regain your love of life with therapy for depression. Let us work together to discover the underlying experiences or emotions that drive this low-energy, low enjoyment state. Once we have found the source of your depressed mood, we can work together to help you heal from your wounds, or to fully engage with the feelings that depression has been holding away from you. This insightful therapeutic approach provides you with the skills to diminish relapse into depression.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4Y9 | 780-809-0684

Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects every area of a person's life. It is a regular mode of operation for those who have it, unlike the occasional sadness that everyone experiences from time to time. Depression might be mild, characterized by low energy and a lack of interest, or it might be severe, characterized by violent mood swings and a desire to give up on life. Left untreated, the person suffering depression might contemplate harming themselves. Depression is frequently linked to substance abuse, as it effects the same area of the brain, and sufferers of depression often try to self medicate with drugs or alcohol. At Valiant Recovery, we treat the dual diagnosis of depression and substance abuse in order to care for the whole person.

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES
Depression Counsellor

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES

Registered Psychologist

12328 102 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 0L9 | 780-862-3111

Life has a habit of throwing us off balance which can be quite disturbing and disruptive to our lives. I work with my clients to help develop more positive focus in their lives and build skills that lead to more positive experiences and happier outcomes. By building on past success in their lives, we are able to create new solutions to problems and recognize what attributes the client already has to conquer their problems.

Melissa Guzik, MA
Depression Counsellor

Melissa Guzik, MA

Registered Psychologist

10470 176 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1L3 | 780-996-5750

Are you struggling with feeling down or depressed? Do you struggle with doing things or being with people in your life that you used to find enjoyable? If you are struggling with feelings of depression or low mood, please contact Melissa Guzik, MA, Registered Psychologist, about counselling and learning ways to cope with how you are feeling. You can reach Melissa at 780-996-5750 or at www.melissaguzik.com. Melissa offers face-to-face counselling in her office in Edmonton, or by phone or online.

Tim Garner, MC, CCC
Depression Counselor

Tim Garner, MC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Are you tired of being super-tired? Are the things you used to love just not fun anymore? Does it take immense effort to get going with your day? Does life seem kind of pointless? Do other people just not seem to "get" what you're going through? Do you wonder if this heavy feeling is ever going to end? If so, depression counselling may be right for you. By working with me, we'll explore and uproot the causes of your depression, allowing you to live with more energy, purpose, vitality, and meaning. Finally, let's step closer to a life of engagement. There is light at the end of the tunnel.



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